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ABC
Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
at the outer point yacht club, after past storms like irene isabelle and agnus, many learned the hard way to prepare for the worst. >> it could have high winds for two days, and potentially higher than normal tides. it's low down to where we were on the beach, the beach stuff, we took everything up the hill and on the trailer, stick it in the garage, and when it goes by we truck it back out. >> reporter: the county has people on stands by. along with swift water rescue crews, if and when flooding occurs. that is expected. also, power outages are expected but they are out of their control. asking you to do simple things. have flashlights and have fresh batteries and at least three days worth of fresh drinking water, for each person in your household, then you will be better prepared, should and when the lights go off. jeff hager, abc2 news. >>> flooding from hurricane sandy is a big concern down in annapolis. don harrison tells us what the capitol is doing get ready for sandy. >> hurricane sandy, is on the way. >> the mayor and his emergency management team are checking everything being th
FOX Business
Oct 26, 2012 4:00pm EDT
and irene many did not see the extent of the damage coming. adam shapiro is doing looking for us. it will be flooding. that is what noaa is most concerned about. at 3:00 p.m. update they talked about the full moon and full moon cycles will create higher storm surge. what they can't say what part of the east coast will face the worst part of that storm surge. right now they are saying there is 90% certainty that the storm is doing, hurricane sandy right now, by the time it hits the united states or tropical storm or cyclone sandy, 90% certainty it will hit the united states monday night. once it hits and rain and rain and rain. according to noaa it will be a two or three day event tore most people, bringing in west virginia up to two feet of snow because it will impact with the other storm systemming coming out of the west. it is a cold front, when the cold front hits, snow in west virginia, snow in pennsylvania, snow in ohio. up to eight inches in pennsylvania and ohio. analysis from noaa, says roughly 10 inches of rain. hurricane irene dumped a lot of water on new jersey, vermon
FOX News
Oct 26, 2012 1:00pm PDT
: well, we should look at irene. this will cause at least as much problem as irene. i expect this to get their act right back together and do not be viced if this is a category two or category three by sunday before it turned to the northwest. it is very warm water in the atlantic. very warm. we back in the 1950s. we had ten major hurricanes on the east coast including hazel in 1954 in mid-october which had a path similar to this but it was to the west. that want into north carolina and you notice this storm is attacking from the southeast, right? and basically, it is that path superimposed to the east so hazel led to wind gusts at 100. >>neil: what makes it a mess for the northeast, combining with the other areas? >>guest: what makes it, (a), it moves slow and intensifies miling water to the northeast beaches. that is first. >>neil: and it sits? >>guest: full moon and look at the way the coast is shaped. it is shaped so you funnel water into new york city and push the storm surge in. the normal hurricane like irene comes along the coast and heads for long island and we get flooding alon
FOX
Oct 26, 2012 5:30pm EDT
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CNBC
Oct 26, 2012 1:00pm EDT
, than last year's hurricane irene. with winds near 80 miles an hour, right now hurricane sandy is moving north along the eastern seaboard, already impacting portions of florida and georgia. mary thompson is tracking preparations ahead of the big storm. >> it's already been dubbed frankenstorm over the halloween horror story at lowe's. the east coast of course bracing for a storm with potential to do billions in damage. the latest update from noaa says heavy rains and flooding is forecast in the mid-atlantic states but high winds could be felt from the carolinas all the way up through new england. corporate america's prepping to serve both customers and protect its employees in light of this storm. at lowe's, a 24-hour command center tracks the storm while it shipped generators, batteries, chainsaws and other items in high demand after the storm to northeast markets expected to be impacted by sandy. as for the power provider, citi noting four with big exposure to the mid-atlantic and pennsylvania areas where the heaviest rains and flooding are forecast. banks saying any earnings risks for
FOX News
Oct 26, 2012 2:00am PDT
jersey area. many of the area has memories of irene on their minds. irene caused billions of dollars of damage. already people here are getting ready for what some are calling the perfect storm. one saw homeowner sandbagging his home yesterday. this is the calm before the storm which is why experts say it is time to get yourself a disaster preparation kit. make sure you have bottled water, batteries and plenty of food on hand in case the storm does the damage it is expected to do. we are live in belmar, new jersey robert moses, fox news. >>> robert, thank you so much. >>> the fiscal cliff is still too much off but the tax hikes and spending cuts already hampering our economy. diane mess is heis here. >> the fiscal cliff may not have hit left but it is already hampering growth in the u.s. economy wiping out nearly 1 million jobs so far this year. the report goes on to forecast if congress fails to avert the cliff 6 million jobs will be lost before 2014 sending the unemployment rate up to 12 percent. part of the problem is the anticipation of the cliff. we are looking at 100 billion au
NBC
Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
as washington state. >> memories of hurricane irene the left billions in damage to have people determined not to get caught off guard. virginia and maryland the party declared states of emergency. people are being told to prepare for the worst. >> governor o'malley has already signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency in maryland. it gives the state flexibility and calling up the maryland national guard. local jurisdictions have been in planning meetings all day. >> storm preparedness starts at home. this san derrin, for example, is for fell's point residents -- this sand dune, for example, is for fell's point residents. hurricane sandy, the super storm, it has lots of names, but one devastating consequence depending on which path it takes. >> we still do not know what the storm is going to do. we know that it is coming to baltimore county. >> the concern that we have about this particular event is the duration of it which would continue through thursday. >> the baltimore county emergency operations center opens sunday. emergency equipment have been inspected. officials wil
FOX
Oct 25, 2012 11:30pm EDT
irene. >> you saw in irene we didn't move a lot of people out of seniors homes and hospitals and if necessary, we're prepared to do the same thing. >> reporter: hurricane sandy has already ripped through jamaica and cuba and now it's in the bahamas. heavy rain and strong winds damaged many homes, knocking down power lines and upreceipting trees. the cuban government -- uprooting trees. the cuban government said more than 50,000 people evacuated before the storm made landfall. terror-related hearings are to be delayed at u.s. base in guantanamo bay. the storm did kill four people in the caribbean. for the rest of thursday and through friday the entire east coast of florida from key largo up to jacksonville will be feeling hurricane sandy, but only as a tropical storm, a lot f wind, waves and outer bands of rain and from there sandy marches north. in miami phil keating, fox news. >> stay with fox 5 throughout the next 90 minutes as we track hurricane sandy. you can also follow the storm's path on myfoxhurricane.com. the website features enhanced satellite imagery, interactive
FOX
Oct 26, 2012 4:25am EDT
's hurricane irene. >> you saw in irene, we didn't move a lot of people out of the seniors homes and hospitals and if necessary, we are prepared to do the same thing. >> reporter: hurricane sandy has already ripped through jamaica and cuba and now it is in the bahamas. heavy rain and strong winds damaging many homes, knocking down power lines and uprooting trees. the cuban government says more than 50,000 people evacuated before the storm made landfall. sandy also forcing officials to postpone terror-related hearings at guantanamo bay. although no deaths have been reported in could you be arc the storm did kill at least four people elsewhere in the caribbean. phil keating, fox news. >>> a prim county jury find a former fbi agent guilty on all charged for killing a tamer while driving drunk. ed a ray and johnson cashed into lawrence garner's vehicle killing him and seriously injuring his friend. >>> president obama fresh off a busy couple of days crisscrossing swing states is back at the white house today. the president is staying in town aat the present timing a national democratic committee m
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 6:30pm EDT
: well, scott, last year ocean city, maryland, mostly dodged hurricane irene, but forecasters say this time they may not be as lucky here with sandy. tourists on the ocean city board walk today seemed unphased by the approaching storm. but it was a darker mood among those who live here. bill purnell boarded up his bike shop. >> i'm pretty worried. one out of 10? i'd say i'm definitely a nine. >> we are concerned about the flooding. >> reporter: rick meehan is ocean city's mayor. what is your biggest worry about this storm? >> well, we have concerns about the intensity of the storm, what the wind levels are going to be when the storm actually gets here and we have concerns of some of the effects of the storm, mostly, i think, the possibility of flooding in some of the low-lying areas of town. >> reporter: off cape cod, coast guard planes directed fishing boats back to port. on shore, 20,000 utility workers have been put on stand by to repair outages along the eastern sea board. last year, hurricane irene caused a loss of power for more than six million households in this region, so
CNBC
Oct 26, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. >> larry, people are comparing this storm to last year's hurricane irene the tenth costliest in history. now from its command center today, home depot sending sump pumps, shop vacs anticipating lining irene a lot of coastal and inland flooding. for home depot that means demand for carpeting picks up after the storm. if there's any extra profit for the retail that comes out of this storm it comes from demand not pricing. home depot locked in prices this morning just to make sure that consumers will not get gouged. as for paying for the property, property and casualty insurers in good shape thanks to higher premiums and a lack of major events. a major storm may allow some of them to pass on higher prices to their clients. restaurants will see business decline. restaurants like this group you see here can take solace from the fact the storm is hitting did your the slow part of their week. as for the power provider the big exposure these four have in the mid-atlantic region where the heaviest rains and flooded is forecast. any earnings risk lies in prolonged outages in those areas. farther
FOX Business
Oct 26, 2012 11:00am EDT
iran, which everybody thought you know, how come we did not get strong winds, irene was dragging in dry air from the west. still a $15 billion store. this comes out from the southeast and the problem you have with that is you look at atlantic city beaches or down in delaware and maryland, those beaches have the water piling up and in. 1944 hurricane destroyed the entire atlantic city boardwalk in past 50-60 miles to the east. this has the possibility to have unprecedented storm surges. i believe it is a pick your poison. if it is further north, you can send a storm surge through long island where you are actually piling water up good this is a very situation. dagen: i love seeing you, joe. next time, i hope it is something else we can talk about. [ laughter ] >> i will come on and talk about nice weather. dagen: thank you. that does not help us at all. you have been talking about this exact type of storm. in memory. several years. thank you so much. eleven days until we go to the voting booth and elect the next president of the united states and that we have this morning's gross domesti
Univision
Oct 25, 2012 6:30pm PDT
riesgos sobre todo luego del mal rato monumental causado por el huracÁn irene el aÑo pasado. estamos otro mando precauciÓn que esperan de nosotros. lo que es seguro no es un fin de semana para actividades al aire libre. para lo demÁs tenemos que esperar. sandy y su contraparte sin nombre se exportan en forma errÁtica y cualquier cosa puede suceder. si lo que ocurre es la tormenta perfecta la fecha estarÍa prÓxima. >>> a partir del domingo hacia el lunes pudiera estar comenzando a ocurrir la funciÓn y una tormenta que afectarÍa hasta el miÉrcoles. >>> siguen de cerca la posibilidad de un hecho que podrÍa ser histÓrico comparado con hace 20 aÑos tenemos muchos mÁs datos. conocimientos de la atmÓsfera. podemos aprender mucho de este tipo de fenÓmeno. >>> ina metereologÍa una bomba atmosfÉrica. en miami florida, lourdes del rÍo univisiÓn. barack obama es el primer presidente en la historia votar en el perÍodo de votaciÓn anticipada. una visita relÁmpago a ciudad de chicago. votara antes del 6 de noviembre en estas elecciones, pero como foso informa viviana avila no estÁ
NBC
Oct 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
in new york city, lower manhattan in the battery, right where i was for irene, major power problems, flooding and surge, damage and power losses narragansett, buzzard's bay, but regardless, both scenarios here mean major disruptions for transportation, and commerce, major losses of power, power damage, and brian, really both of the scenarios paint a multi-million or even billion disaster, we have to keep a close eye on this as it will affect, as you mentioned, millions of people. >> jim, there don't seem to be good options here, we'll watch the weather as we just begin the coverage of the storm as it makes its way up the east coast. >>> now as we mentioned, the furious campaigning for the office, just 12 days to go, new polling, the marist poll in colorado, showing a dead heat with romney and obama at 48, and nevada, obama has a slight lead, over romney, 50-47 right now then the state of ohio, peter alexander traveling with the romney campaign in defiance, ohio, good evening peter. >> reporter: brian, good evening to you, these days the "o" in ohio could be optimism, this is the mos
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: new jersey which took a big hit from irene last year is expected to bear the worst of sandy. of the massive storm is expected to make landfall there late sunday and stick around for three days. danielle nottingham, cbs news, vero beach, florida. >> the storm is being blamed for at least 22 deaths in cuba, haiti and jamaica. >>> how about some baseball? the giants are halfway to winning another world series. and they are nearly halfway to detroit about right now winging their way east. the team took off from sfo about an hour ago with their hefty two games to none lead in tow in the world series. the giants blanked the tigers in a pitchers duel last night 2- 0. earlier we caught up with the boys in black and orange as they boarded buses outside at&t. >> proud of these guys. hopefully we'll play the type ball we played on the road. >> nobody thought the giants would be where they are in the last couple of months. >> game 3 is tomorrow night in the motor city. just after 5:00 along with game 4 on sunday and game 5 if needed on monday. >> hopefully it's not needed. >> sweep 'em,
MSNBC
Oct 26, 2012 2:30am PDT
of hurricane irene which proved economically devastating for the region. if you want to sound smart, tell them because of the cost an estimated dlb 7 to $10 billion in damages according to "the new york times." it puts it among the ten costliest storms in the u.s. >> they are going to be taking a trip to hawaii for the next one. >> everyone is taking a couple weeks off. >> they are going to convert some of the ice cream trucks into power line trucks. >> you stop it. you be nice. we're going to gather around the water cooler. this better not get messed up. this is apparently he's going to show us political news. he's going to bring it to the table today. >> you had a lot of smut last week. give us your best shot. >> mika will be happy. we have some political news. lenah dunnham, a great show. she's got a new campaign ad out online. she's got a not so subtle metaphor for getting people to the polls. why don't we take a look at it. >> the the first time shouldn't be with just anybody. you want to do it with a great guy. a guy with beautiful, someone who cares about and understands women. a guy wh
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
won't remind us that irene isabel. >> this is what the storm looks like from the international space station. you have to wonder is the storm coming our way. >> he's tracking the storm all week. a closer look at the storm. >> sandy is getting closer and closer to the united states, getting close to the coast here. winds to 90 miles an hour. still a very powerful 1 hurricane. we're seeing a little weakening in the last three hours. potent storm, winds moving in the northwest at 11:00. it's not so much what they are doing right now, what she will do as she rockets up the east coast in the next 2-3 days. as we approach the time frame, as we expect sandy to curve around the north carolina coast, but in addition to that, in carrying some jet stream energy likely that this storm will increase in strength in wind, field and size. perhaps a bigger storm once sandy gets to the carolinas. and break down into the move in the mid-atlantic. >>> another one, going in our direction. some of you are not taking any chances. >> after storms blew, high and dry. and someone came until now to be prepared
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 5:30pm EDT
: of course you remember the frustration surrounding irene, the executive addressed that today, he has received ainsurances that the -- assurances from bge that they will receive notices. the county has to bring in the crews to cut down the trees to get the limbs out of the way before the crews can come in to fix the lines. this time around, they should be better prepared as well. reporting live in baltimore town can county, jeff hager, abc2 news. >> if you are a boater, you are always keeping an eye on the weather. crews are getting the harbor ready to ride out the storm. >> reporter: when a town is centered around the city dock, the problems that storms bring are nothing new. >> we are preparing for the worst as we always do, and hoping for the best. the harbor master for annapolis. the rain is is not is what concerns him the most, it's the wind. >> coastal flooding, that is driven by southeasterly winds preventing the bay from draining. we are traveling down, heading south for the winter, spend time in the bahamas. >> reporter: that was the plan for ray and his friends when sandy
WZDC
Oct 26, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. >>> la ciudad no creo que estÁ preparada >>> el aÑo pasado irene, causÓ serias inundaciones, lugares aledaÑas del rÍo pasey y connecticut. >>> en nueva york el problema se centra que la ciudad estÁ al nivel del mar de manera que sean constantes lluvias y sube la marea esto causa estragos que afecta el sistema sub este wra nterraneo de trasnsporte. >>> pero deben poner atenciÓn a los informes porque si es necesario sÓlo funcionan los buses y serÁn para evacuar a los mÁs necesitados tomen las medidas necesaria, dijo bloomberg. >>> precisamente a su paso por el caribe sandy dejÓ al menos 40 muertos y daÑos materiales, las vÍctimas fatales en cuba, haiti, jamaica y las bahamas durante su paso tambiÉn se registraron corte en el sistema elÉctrico ey! inundaciones >>> los resultados de un sondeo indica que el perfil racial de los votantes podrÍan jugar un papel importante en las votaciones del 6 de noviembre. lori tiene los detalles en washington. >>> en una elecciÓn reÑida con el paÍs literalmente dividido, las campaÑas buscan que sectores pudieran marcar la diferencia, e
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >> it's a big storm. we have faced that with irene a little bit and because of the size and projected magnitude, it's questionable about where it's going to be and how big it really will building. >> this particular time we have no plans to evacuate ocean city. we have to make decisions with regard to our resident and visitors. we're certainly be prepared to -- we'll certainly be prepared to do. so. >> reporter: if you have plans to be up in rehoboth in delaware for the sea witch festival which attracts as many as 30,000 people, where he -- rehoboth is not cancelling any of that. live in ocean city, i'm scott broom, 9 news now. >>> officials are closing asoteaque state island and park. vehicles will not be permitted after 7 p.m. the closures will last at least through tuesday as that storm coming in. >>> hurricane sandy having an impact on the race for president already. republican challenger mitt romney canceled an appearance for sunday in virginia beach because of concerns about that storm. sandy is kicking up waves and dumping rain on florida already and while the timing could ha
CNN
Oct 26, 2012 1:00pm PDT
is that we kind of had those same warnings for irene. i don't want people to go oh, they just say that all the time just to get our attention. but, no, there is potential for some dire stuff going on here. and we're talking about power down -- power lines down trees down, all kinds of other things. finally the computers are agreeing. and you can see a couple doing loops. if this thing does a loop right over new york or new jersey or pennsylvania, that means 24 to 36 hours of rain coming down an inch in an hour. do the math. that's a couple feet of potential water. here we go. the potential impacts, i think the coastal infland flooding the biggest. obviously we saw that in vermont from irene. the waves will be larger than 30 feet battering long island, new rhode island all the way to massachusetts and new jersey depending on where it lands. coastal erosion. we could lose homes as the beach gets washed away and power outages could be in the millions taking literally maybe a week to get all those power lines back up. and that could be far enough that it could affect the ele
FOX Business
Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. gerri: where would it ranked? if it was a billion. >> i can tell you that hurricane irene last year was $43 billion in damage, and that was the top ten costliest hurricane. gerri: we are not done with hurricane season. >> we have a lot of time left to go. hurricanes are august, but basically it runs until the end of november. so we could even have another storm after this. gerri: what is the one thing you tell people to do this weekend? >> everybody should basically do a home inventory. you have time, your home, a detailed list of your stuff. we have a free application and suffer to make it easy. this way if you have to file a claim you know what you have. it will also help you to buy the right amount of insurance "and a lot of good tips for making sure you have the right amount of coverage. gerri: bring in your pink flamingos people. you cannot have them outside. they become missiles. >> that is another good thing. take in everything from outside. gerri: all right. thank you for coming on. appreciate your time and tips. coming at, apple's stock dropped $100 in the past month. is th
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 2:35am EDT
. residents who remember the damage from hurricane irene last year are -- taking these warnings very seriously this time around. further inland they're bracing for the possibility of heavy snow in west virginia, pennsylvania, and as far inland in fact, as ohio. there is a large swath of the country that need to keep an eye on this thing. not just the coastal areas. as far inland as ohio. >> huge ramifications on halloween, dubbing it frankenstorm. >>> trying to predict where the storm is going to go next. all different patterns. >> we don't know 100%. accuweather meteorologist jim dickey joining us this morning with the latest. jim. >> good morning, rob, paula. here its hurricane sandy, a large storm system, center of circulation moving its way northwest out of the, out of the bahamas. will continue to hug the coast of florida here. not making direct landfall. on florida. but still lashing the coast, with some heavy rain through the day, today, through the weekend, hug the coast of the carolinas. makes a turn more to the north-northeast. flooding rainfall potentially. outer banks, north caroli
CNBC
Oct 26, 2012 2:00pm EDT
and running once the storm passes by. also building on lessons from hurricane irene, the category 1 causing long-term power outages and $4.3 billion in damages. more social media to contact customers this time around and calling in reinforcement earlier. there are leaves on the tree and that could impact the power lines that run above them. >> you were talking about the insurance potential impact here. i know bob earlier on was saying some of the companies with exposure like travelers -- >> aig, all state, yes, all the usual suspects there, we put a board of them up. >> it's a shame if we weren't so broke we could bury the power lines like every other developed nation but we're too broke. how does hurricane sandy impact your prices at the gas pump? >> let's ask our cnbc contractor here. >> we're seeing a spike in diesel fuel and gas prices as we anticipated the refine capacity on the east coast will get impacted. it was just being talked about, this won't be a major storm in terms of being a category 2 or 3 where insfra trukt tour will get impacted but if we lose power or get flooded out, t
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
." capable of causing more damage than hurricane irene last year. the height of the storm should be tuesday, and it will take its sweet time making an exit. churning in the atmosphere over the same spots for five or even six days. now, depending on where you live, it may bring up to six inches of rain, 80-mile-per-hour wind gusts, 20 to 30-foot high seas and extreme coastal flooding. it's all during a full moon, too, when tides are even higher. it could even bring half a foot of heavy, wet snow as far inland as ohio. >> 60% chance that sandy will hit us. >> reporter: that's why east coast emergency management teams are gearing up and extra help is being brought in from other states. emergency officials up and down the east coast are warning people that you can't wait. you have to get your emergency kits and emergency plans in place now. diane? >> ginger, thank you so much. now abc's weather editor sam champion is here. show us these giant forces of nature about to collide, sam. >> reporter: superstorm, monster storm. this one has three ingredients, diane, so, let's run through them. first o
CBS
Oct 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
's preventing anything from turning back out to sea. even irene moved up along the coast and parallel but scooted on .n out. that central atlantic block is probably going to force the iorm westward. the cold pool over the eastern united states, that's the winter storm you were referring to you. , thaake all the tropical energy, all the heat from the tropics, you combine it with winter cold, that's an explosive ingredient in the atmosphere and that's why we think this storm has so much potential. i encourage everybody to pay attention to what their local emergency management personnel tell them. >> pelley: the last major hurricane to hit the u.s. this late in the season, was wilma, sven years ago today. maat was a category three storm. it killed five people in florida that and caused more than $20 billion in damage. it's the third costliest hurricane in the u.s. after andrew and katrina. we are down to the last 12 days of campaign 2012. that mpoll out tonight suggests that mitt romney has closedly the gender gap. last month, president obama led poig women by 16 points, but rew, they're
PBS
Oct 26, 2012 4:30pm PDT
hurricane irene in 2011. this year, you look at june 2012, you had the colorado wildfire. you had hurricane isaac which hit louisiana. what we're looking at with sandy is multiple states across some of the most heavily populated states on the east coast, and that's why this has caught everybody's attention for good reason. >> susie: what about businesses? to what extent are they covered through all of this, or is ther a deference being a homeowner-- we have heard companies have closed operations for the next few days. >> well business insurance policy coverage is comparable to a home insurance policy, they're going to cover you for wind damage. most business insurance policies have a provegz in them called bi, or business interruption coverage. so if their property is hit directly and it causes them to shut down for a period of time, oftentimes they can file a claim and be covered for the business they could have potentially had, had there not been a hurricane that hit teir property. >> susie: everybody is hoping the storm goes out to sea and doesn't do much damage. thanks a lot. mike berry
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 6:30pm EDT
of hurricane irene, which did $14 billion in damage last year, with the punishing nor'easter of 2009 that brought catastrophic flooding. and then, add in a freezing cold winter temperature, all in one storm. >> this storm is going to be destructive, historic and unfortunately, life-threatening. >> reporter: another fear, the extreme coastal surge that's expected. anywhere from 4 to 10 feet. areas like washington, d.c. are already vulnerable to flooding, and because of the full moon monday, which means higher than normal tides, places like atlantic city could see a swamping ten-foot storm surge. that's possible for new jersey and new york, where evacuation orders may be enforced in coastal areas. even new york city's subways are at risk of flooding. mayor bloomberg says they may be closed as sandy approaches. for more on the damage sandy is already doing, we go up the florida coast to ginger zee. ginger? >> reporter: sam, cocoa beach is one of the widest beaches in florida, but not tonight. it's been cut in half thanks to the breakers coming in. 60-mile-an-hour wind gusts, this all fr
Univision
Oct 26, 2012 6:30pm EDT
fenÓmeno se le llama fran queso storm el recuerdo del paso del huracÁn irene el aÑo pasado estÁ muy fresco. >>> se nunca demasiado todo este lado. >>> yo vivo en un lugar donde hay muchos Árboles y no quiero que uno se caiga en cimienta de mi cama. >>> la cÉlebre tormenta perfecta en el nordeste de estados unidos en 13991 los daÑos alcanzaron los 200 millones de dÓlares. esta vez podrÍa ser diferente. es cree que puede llegar tierra a dentro, complicando el panorama. gaÑ por viento, daÑo por lluvia, incluso daÑo por nieve. >>> lourdes del rÍo, univisiÓn >>> la naturaleza afecta la polÍtica. el huracÁn sandy, ya esta aguando la campaÑa presidencial en momentos que el presidente barack obama imiy mitt romney Án empatados en las encuestas. romney tuvo que kacancelar even en virginia. y el presidente visitara tentativamente virginia, florida y ohio. las que no se detienen son las encuestas nos explica lourdes. >>> anda rondando el fantasma del 2000 cuando george bush gaÓo la no Árida y la elecciÓn por 537 votos, mientras al gore gaÓo el voto popular. en el 2012, la florida es
NBC
Oct 26, 2012 7:00pm EDT
lessons from the last storm. >> reporter: connecticut is one of 13 states haunted by last year's irene, and the nearly 16 billion in damage, leaving thousands without power for days. then hit by a surprising snowstorm on halloween out power today, governor malloy warned it could be the type of storm not seen in 30 years. >> have enough food and water for everyone in your household. assume there will be an elongated period of time in which you will be without energy. >> reporter: at the massachusetts store? power supplies were hot items st? >> i have generators, make sure we have oil, flash lights, got to be prepared. >> reporter: storm surge is another worry, with a full moon, sunday night prepared. being a difficult combination, it sent the area in norfolk, virginia, out to sea. others sought safe harbor. and along the new jersey shore, these people sought safe harbor others sought safe >> i may as well take the right steps, get the boat out of the way. >> reporter: this boat yard couldn't keep up with requests. >> no, i'm sorry, we can't take boats out of the water. >> reporter: they
Current
Oct 26, 2012 3:00am PDT
be worse than irene, because this storm will hold its strength, back off as usual, and then feed into the winter storm. this is why it's unusual, because everybody is going to be watching it. it is going to look like it is going to go out to sea and then it looks like it will be pulled back towards the west. >> bill: irene was the one where there was so much flooding in the northeast. >> yes, this is going to be flooding rains very strong winds, and with the right angle for place like chesapeake bay, the south shores of long island and even into new york city if it comes in at the right angle. and it could be a worse-case scenario for some of those places. >> bill: i think maryland is probably drawn -- >> yes. >> i have a very important question, wednesday is halloween, and i have two kids at home that are going to freak out -- if they go out. what is going to happen on halloween. >> it will be a weakening storm, but still strong high pressure gusty winds, with the snow starts to fly higherel indications in parts of west virginia and parts of ohio and penn
FOX Business
Oct 26, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. hurricane irene only missed eight inches last year. the storm surge from sandy will be similar to irene's. melissa: in terms of dollar value is that all damage or do you take into account loss of production tuft and -- productivity as people stay home and don't do anything or spend money. >> i'm just talking about insured damage. >> a lot of people are hitting the stores trying to stock up ahead of this. in some way there is some juice to the economy as people panic and go to the stores, right? >> yeah, sure. i've heard that beer and pop-tarts are the big sellers right before a hurricane. >> yeah. so, there is no other potential path now this storm as far as you see it? sometimes, and we get these questions a lot from viewers, we gear up for this big event and comes through and it is kind of no big deal. any chance of that? >> somebody is going to get it and it is going to be somewhere along the coast from probably virginia to new york. so maybe if you're in virginia it goes north, you say, well, this was no big deal. but that means up in new york they're really going to get the bankrup
FOX News
Oct 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
on the east coast. concerns it could hammer areas hit hard by hurricane irene. that was in august of 2011. crews are now getting ready for that. have a listen. >> just taking precautions. 75 yards off the river. full moon tide, hurricane, a lot of wind. it is going to come. just a matter how much. >> you get cinder blocks. we put stuff upstairs. like big stuff like tvs couches tables. stuff in the kitchen we move in case the water gets super high. >> try to be as prepared as you can. there are only some things you can do. we hope and pray the storm goes east. bill: those folks are in florida. janice dean in the fox news extreme weather center where she will stay until tuesday or wednesday of next week. >> or thursday. bill: what do you see right now, jd? >> as you mentioned we've got a lot of things coming together. we have kind of an atmospheric traffic jam that will allow this storm system to move northward and back up into the coast. this is the arctic cold front that will kind of break down as it moves eastward. that will allow this system to move westward. so right now, a hurricane 8
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
of the season. with memories of hurricane irene fresh on everyone's minds, hurricane companies are bracing for the worst. >> getting our resources ready, making sure the people are ready, getting everything in order. >> reporter: in maryland, batteries, radiators, and generators flew off the shelves. >> talking five or six days possibility, therefore, you got to set a plan for that. >> reporter: planning that could save lives. hurricane sandy is blamed for 21 deaths across the caribbean. in cuba, nine people were killed as sandy toppled houses, ripped off roofs, and flooded neighborhoods. in the dominican republic, flash flooding buried cars and trees under water. and in jamaica, most of the eastern part of the island remains without power, and even now, flash flooding remains a danger. >> right now, that area right there. >> reporter: now faced with news of sandy's destructive potential, those living in her path can only do their best as they prepare for the worst. >> last week we talked about the fact we hadn't had any hurricanes this year, and here we are. >> reporter: the storm surge
FOX Business
Oct 26, 2012 12:00am EDT
than that? >> hurricane irene was a $4.3 billion storm. the perfect storm from 1991 was a $200 mlion storm. this one, very likely will be a billion dollar storm because of all of the area, so much population. think about all the beaches you love to go to, the jersey shore. all those beaches on long island. these beaches in many cases will be destroyed. a lot of homes will be significantly damaged. this is going to be a very major storm. we tal about this so significantly now. so people can take all the eparations to, protect for any kind of loss of life but also their property. make all the arrangements nothat you can do, so we get through this as much of an orderly fashion as i can. melissa: i'm terrified. the whole studio is sitting here with their mouths wide open. thank you for coming on the show. >> my pleasure. melissa: next on "money", a single speed camera in the nation's capital is financial terminator. it has fined so many people it could support six madison square gardens. but you can never have too many tickets, take it from me. ♪ ♪ melissa: today we are joined by. ou
NBC
Oct 26, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. from as far away as washington state. >> reporter: memories of hurricane irene last year that left billions in damage have people determined not to get caught offguard. in addition to virginia and maryland, new york has now declared a state of emergency in anticipation of this storm. people are being told to prepare for the worst. five to seven days without power and the loss of fresh water. reporting live in chesapeake beach, maryland, danielle lee, news4. >>> utility companies across the region are rounding up extra repair crews, some as far away as texas, to make sure power outages are dealt with quickly. keith russell has a look at how pepco is gearing up for sandy's arrival. >> we're getting ready. pepco says you will see a difference in the way they handle this storm as opposed to their previous performances. today in forrestville, maryland, pepco workers are testing out that equipment. the utility has already put out a request for a total of over 3,000 additional workers. almost three times their current number. while they're still trying to secure commitments, pepco's own w
FOX
Oct 26, 2012 9:00am EDT
have tree crews on call to clear any downed trees along roads, and if hurricane irene from last year is any indication, this area could see widespread flooding and damage from trees. so everyone is urged to be ready. that's the latest here in forestville, back to you. >> sarah, thank you. >>> we want you to be sure to stay with fox 5 as we continue to track hurricane sandy. in addition to our weather app, you can also follow the storm's path on myfoxhurricane.com. that's where you will find enhanced satellite images, interactive models, a live chat and more. >>> a woman is found dead in an apartment in leesburg, virginia. the discovery was made by police early this morning. the woman's relatives had called investigators after they hadn't heard from her in a few days. police aren't saying how she died, but call the incident isolated and stress that there's no threat to the public. >>> president obama will be at the white house today, he has several interviews scheduled, including one with mtv. governor mitt romney will campaign in ohio and iowa. and monday, president obama returns to
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 1:40am PDT
in damage that hurricane sandy will leave in its wake. >> it can be worse than irene did damage up here last year. >>> a look now at your weather on this friday morning while things are still relatively calm. what a rough news day, man. miami, daytona, and orlando could see squalls at a result of hurricane sandy. a new storm system brings rain and snow to the pacific northwest. meanwhile, santa ana winds blow through southern california again. >> mild and humid in baltimore, no, and boston. billings warms up to 34. sounds like a warm-up. and so much colder than usual. >> break out the tank tops. >> that's right. omaha and kansas city are in the mid-40s. >>> and now in the race to finish line in the campaign for president, our latest poll shows the candidates are still close. governor romney's lead is growing. with 11 days to go our abc news/washington post poll showing romney with 50% support among likely voters versus 47% for president obama. but that 3-point difference is still within the margin of error. >>> another key race with national implications is unfolding in the state of massachu
CNN
Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, connecticut, long island, new jersey, than irene did last year. this could be a big storm as it makes that turn and slams directly into where new york and new jersey come together, the water could really pile up in here. maybe that problem we thought about last time where water's in the subway, if it gets to be right in new york harbor, we're talking about that scenario potential again. >> chad, we'll keep watching. thanks. >>> a lot more we're following. isha is here with the bulletin. >>> a new york city police officer accused of plotting to kidnap, rape, kill, cook and cannibalize as many as 100 women is being held without bail. the 28-year-old officer is accused of illegally accessing a national crime database to locate potential targets. he did not enter a plea in court today. >>> lee boyd malveaux told the "today" show he was sexually abused by john alan mohammed, the master will did mind mind o attacks that terrorized the washington area in 2002, saying he knew it was wrong but didn't have the willpower to say no. he was 17 at the time of the attacks and he was 15 when his acco
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